Category Archives: service change

Maersk to call Umm Qasr North Port only “Gulftainer”

Please be advised that Maersk Line and Safmarine will no longer call Umm Qasr South port “Gazal Terminal / IQUMS” and we will continue to call Umm Qasr North Port “Gulftainer / IQUMM”.

 

This action will enable us to increase our operations efficiency in Iraq. Read More...

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Introducing New Damietta, Egypt Import Call

We are happy to announce a new Damietta port call under our Egypt to North American service. Cargo will connect from the ME5 Westbound to the TA5 Westbound into North America with a 16 days transit time from Damietta to Newark.

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Temporary Closure of port of Aden, Yemen

As most of you are aware, Saudi Arabia is leading the military initiative from coalition partners in the south of Yemen. The operations started yesterday afternoon and continue.

Kindly be guided that entire city of Aden including the port is closed. All our agents offices (with the exception of Aden) are open for business, and all staff along with families are reported safe.

The vessel calls in port of Aden are cancelled by all carriers, and operations from/ to Hodeidah port is normal currently. Read More...

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Customer Service Advisories for CC3

As part of our ongoing commitment to our US Government customers and to better support US Flag impelled cargo requirements, Maersk is enhancing our trans-Pacific service offering beginning mid-January 2015.  This change will offer increased value to our Military customers.

 

Recently, Maersk operated 4 US Flag vessels on the TP5 service providing a near-weekly US Flag service supplemented by 2 non-US Flag vessels.  This service will be eliminated by Maersk and replaced by a near-weekly US Flag service consisting of 5 US Flag vessels and 1 non-US Flag vessel. Read More...

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Sea-Land Eagle Antwerp Bookings Rerouted

TA2 vessel, Sea-Land Eagle, will discharge some bookings in Antwerp instead of Rotterdam as the vessel is now making a direct call into Antwerp.  Sales representatives will contact customers directly if their cargo is affected. Read More...

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Maersk Iowa Bookings Rerouted

TA2 vessel, Maersk Iowa, will discharge some bookings in Antwerp instead of Rotterdam as the vessel is now making a direct call into Antwerp.  Sales representatives will contact customers directly if their cargo is affected. Read More...

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Maersk Montana Antwerp Bookings Rerouted

TA2 vessel, Maersk Montana, will discharge some bookings in Antwerp instead of Rotterdam as the vessel is now making a direct call into Antwerp.  Sales representatives will contact customers directly if their cargo is affected. Read More...

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Benghazi Port Operations Suspended, Cargo Rerouted

Benghazi port has been closed for over 2 weeks with no expectation on when will the port reopen hence, we will suspend our service to Benghazi with immediate effect. Cargo on route or discharged in Malta will be diverted to other Libyan ports such as Misuratah and Al Khoms.  We will continue to accept bookings to Misuratah and Al Khoms without a problem. Read More...

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Terminal of Baku Port Moved to New Baku International Sea Port at Alyat

NDN rail operations moving via Baku Port have moved to the New Baku International Sea Port at Aylat until the end of 2014 which has in resulted in delays.  We will continue to monitor the situation and make updates as necessry. Read More...

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Some Improvement at Aqaba Terminal

The strike situation at Aqaba is improving slowly. The Terminal has achieved 300 yard moves  and 302 vessel moves on 19th October with limited staff and Army involvement.  The labor issue has reached the Court and they expect a decision soon on this issue.  This morning, more staff reported to work in the terminal and began work with 4 cranes on the vessels which are alongside the dock.

Service Updates

  • AHZ Feeder – Nysted Maersk – Berthed 13/0747 – All the discharge is now complete and loading is in progress.
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